Tokyo International Forum

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Tokyo International Forum
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Exterior of Tokyo International Forum
LocationChiyoda, Tokyo, Japan
Coordinates35°40′36.93″N 139°45′51.12″E / 35.6769250°N 139.7642000°E / 35.6769250; 139.7642000Coordinates: 35°40′36.93″N 139°45′51.12″E / 35.6769250°N 139.7642000°E / 35.6769250; 139.7642000
OperatorTokyo International Forum, Co., LTD
ArchitectRafael Viñoly Architects
Theatre seating
5,012 (Hall A), 1,500 (Hall C)
Enclosed space
 • Total space5,000m² (Exhibition hall)
 • BallroomYes
Public transit accessJR East:
JY Yamanote Line and JK Keihin-Tōhoku Line at Yūrakuchō
Interior of Tokyo International Forum
Hall A and Tokyo International Forum Side Square

The Tokyo International Forum (東京国際フォーラム, Tōkyō Kokusai Fōramu) is a multi-purpose exhibition center in Tokyo, Japan. The complex is generally considered to be in the Yūrakuchō business district, being adjacent to Yūrakuchō Station, but it is administratively in the Marunouchi district.

Tokyo International Forum was built on the site of the Old City Hall, the former government headquarters which was relocated to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building in Nishi-Shinjuku.


One of its halls seats 5,000. In addition to seven other halls, it includes exhibition space, a lobby, restaurants, shops, and other facilities.

Designed by architect Rafael Viñoly and completed in 1996, it features swooping curves of steel truss and glass; the outside is shaped like an elongated boat.

Standing between Tokyo Station and Yūrakuchō Station, its address is in Marunouchi, Chiyoda, on the site formerly occupied by Tokyo City Hall (before it moved to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building in 1991).

On the first floor, facing in the direction of Edo Castle (now the Imperial Palace), is a bronze sculpture of Ōta Dōkan.[1]

Selected events[edit]


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  2. ^ "What is La Folle Journée?". Retrieved 19 August 2014.
  3. ^ "BoA Live Tour 2008 -The Face- - generasia". Retrieved 20 May 2016.
  4. ^ "UIA2011 TOKYO: The 24th World Congress of Architecture". International Union of Architects. Archived from the original on 25 May 2011. Retrieved 14 July 2020.
  5. ^ "2012 TOKYO ANNUAL MEETINGS International Monetary Fund World Bank Group". Archived from the original on 24 April 2012. Retrieved 14 July 2020.
  6. ^ "Tokyo 2014: Annual Conference of the International Bar Association". Retrieved 19 August 2014.
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  8. ^ "Upcoming Dates | Selena Gomez". Archived from the original on 7 June 2016. Retrieved 14 July 2020.
  9. ^ "Park Bo-gum's First Japan Fan Meeting Attended By 5,000 Fans". XSports News.
  10. ^ "TEPPEN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP | TEPPEN -Official Site-". Retrieved 13 September 2020.
  11. ^ "Venue Plan". Tokyo 2020 Bid Committee. Archived from the original on 27 July 2013. Retrieved 11 September 2013.

External links[edit]

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